THE MIDDLE EAST THROUGH MANY LENSES

Elective Courses

CIMS 036 - THE MIDDLE EAST THROUGH MANY LENSES

NELC 036
401 |SEM |Heather Sharkey |T 1:30-4:30pm |WILL 843

This seminar introduces the contemporary Middle East by drawing upon cutting-edge studies written from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. These include history, political science, and anthropology, as well as studies of mass media, sexuality, religion, urban life, and the environment. We will spend the first few weeks of the semester surveying major trends in modern Middle Eastern history. We will spend subsequent weeks intensively discussing assigned readings along with documentary films that we watch in class. The semester will leave students with both a foundation in Middle Eastern studies and a sense of current directions in the field.

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